Duncan’s Olympic success taught him the value of breaking the status quo and sparked a lifelong belief in the massive benefits of sport and its unique positive impact on peoples live – a belief Duncan has worked tirelessly to promote throughout his business life.
Duncan is a Director and one of the Founders of Limelight Sports Group, a market sector leader in the Active World, and is Chairman of Premier Education Group PLC., which is also a market leader in its sectors in the Active World and School Improvement and Training sectors.
In addition, Duncan is the President of Swimathon (whose swimmers have raised in excess of £50m for 33 charities), a Trustee of the first ever organisation, SportsAid, to achieve charitable status for sport, Co-Founder and VP of Youth Sport Trust, board member of Youth Sport Trust International and Founding Chairman of the Millfield Foundation
What you may not know about Duncan
After retiring from competitive swimming, he was selected by the British Bobsleigh Association to represent Great Britain at the 1981 European Championships in the 2 and 4 Man Bobsleigh.
Duncan was Deputy Mayor of the London 2012 Olympic Village. He was also one of The Seven Sporting Legends who carried the torch in the Opening Ceremony at London 2012 Olympic Games, passing the torch on to the next generation of sports men and women who lit the Olympic Cauldron.
Duncan is a winner of the Royal Humane Society Award for administering a lifesaving intervention.
“A good day is a one swim day: A great day is a two swim day!”